Blue Meridian: The Search for the Great White Shark

Blue Meridian: The Search for the Great White Shark

Peter Matthiessen

A vintage paintings of nature and humanity, via well known author Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), writer of the nationwide ebook Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the recent novel In Paradise
National e-book Award-winning writer Peter Matthiessen takes readers on an day trip to discover the main risky predator on Earth—the mythical nice white shark. On a trek that lasts 17 months and takes him from the Caribbean to the whaling grounds off South Africa, and around the Indian Ocean to the South Australian coast, Matthiessen describes the outstanding event of swimming in open water between hundreds of thousands of sharks; the beauties of odd seas and landscapes; and the camaraderie, rigidity, humor, and frustrations that strengthen whilst humans constantly risking their lives stay in shut proximity every day. packed with acute observations of ordinary heritage in unique parts world wide, Blue Meridian documents a harrowing account of 1 of the good adventures of our time.

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